Geisinger Health System Radiology Technologist Cat Scan in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Radiology Technologist Cat Scan

LOCATION: 25 Church Street Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

DEPARTMENT: Radiology

WORK SCHEDULE: Nights 11:00pm - 7:30am, Monday-Friday.

WORK TYPE: Full time

Position is also responsible for performing general diagnsotic x-rays as well as CT exams.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general supervision of the Radiologist and the following established duties and responsibilities, performs computed tomography (CT) procedures to acquire digital images for use by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Plans and performs all CT procedures and post processing using advanced technology based on clinical criteria, anatomy and established protocols. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range in their assigned clinical area.

Ensures protocols are based on ImageGently Guidelines and CT scanner’s integration into the program that compiles dose data from each scan performed and notifies the user when a scan exceeds specific preset levels.

Works under the general supervision of the Team Leader and/or Technical Specialist.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates effective organizational skills and effective communication skills.

Requires the ability to work in close cooperation with members of a team of physicians, nurses and other technical staff in a fast moving environment.

Demonstrates computer skills including RIS / PACS, Windows, Internet, Infoweb, Outlook emails, EPIC, Passwords and security.

Demonstrates flexibility, tact, and ability to perform both independently and as a team member.

Demonstrates initiative and the ability to assume multi-task duties and function under significant time pressures.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an approved ARRT training program required. BS ARRT preferred.

Radiology ARRT registered or registry eligible required. Registered BS ARRT preferred

CT Registered (2nd Registry) within 12 months of CT hire date

Two years’ experience as a registered Radiology Technologist preferred

Prior Computed Tomography experience in a Trauma / Cardiac facility preferred

Requires six months on-the-job training.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.